Following government advice, from March 17th 2020, all meetings of the Stonehouse History Group at Park Junior School were cancelled.
We offered online meetings via Zoom (see Past Events 2020-21)
Our normal programme was resumed on September 8th 2021.
We will also be arranging the occasional presentation via Zoom
November 10th 2021 at 7.30 at Park Junior School Hall
Martin Bryan from Stroudwater Navigation Archive Trust
Why, when and how the Stroudwater Canal was built – between 1774 and 1779
He will also talk about the new Stroudwater History website
November 24th at 7.30 via Zoom
“She really is terrific” – A transatlantic crossing aboard RMS Queen Elizabeth
A talk based on the diary of Sarah’s grandmother Jocelyn Walmsley, written in the 1930s.
Jocelyn (nee Willcox) was brought up in Stonehouse and later married local historian Philip Walmsley, who was, until recently, a member of our group.
December 6th (note Monday not Wednesday) 7.30 at Park Junior School Hall
Virginia & David Adsett
Those were the days: The Fighting Forties
2022 Events to be arranged
January 12th, February 9th,
Mar 9th – Philip Taubenheim “The life of a country auctioneer”
April 13th, May 11th, June 8th, July 13th
September 14th, October 12th, November 9th, December 14th